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Committees exist to meet specific needs of the Association. Special Committees and Task Forces may be created as directed by the Chancellor or the Board of Governors.

The current Committees include:

  • Advancing Civics Education (ACE)
  • Appellate Courts
  • Bar Academy
  • Bar-News Media
  • Bench-Bar Conference
  • Brennan Award
  • Charity Run
  • Charter & Bylaws
  • Civil Gideon and Access to Justice Task Force
  • City Policy
  • Corporate In-House Counsel
  • Delivery of Legal Services
  • Diversity in the Profession
  • Election Procedures
  • Employee Benefits
  • Environmental and Energy Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Fee Disputes
  • Government and Public Service Lawyers
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Programs
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor Diversity Award
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Large Firm Management
  • Law Practice Management
  • Law Week
  • Lawyer Referral & Information Service
  • Legal Rights of Persons with Disabilities
  • Legislative Liaison
  • LGBT Rights
  • Membership Task Force
  • Military Affairs
  • Municipal Court
  • Pension
  • PNC Achievement Award
  • Professional Guidance
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Senior Lawyers Professional and Public Service
  • Social Security Disability
  • Solo, Small & Mid-Size Firm Management
  • Women in the Profession
  • Women's Rights

Association members are appointed to serve in leadership roles on Committees by the Chancellor. Interested attorneys can volunteer for Committee service by contacting the Chancellor or the Committee Chair. If you, as a Committee Chair, need to make additions to your Committee roster, contact Andrea Morris-Tracey at the Bar Association at  amorris@philabar.org or  (215) 238-6313.

Other important information about Committees is included in Article VII of the Association's Bylaws.


 Handbook updated as of December 10, 2015.

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